We strive to foster a firm culture that nurtures diversity, inclusion, equity, and accountability amongst our colleagues, and in our community.
We believe that through the identification and development of a diverse and inclusive workforce, our varied experiences, backgrounds, perspectives and identities better position our lawyers and staff to provide exceptional legal services to our clients. It will also better equip our team to identify problems and generate creative solutions that are as unique as our clients.
We are building these policies and initiatives around four pillars – community, our people, leadership and our culture.
We are strengthening our commitment to our community and continue to open ourselves to having our community teach us so we are better positioned to provide the legal services they need and deserve. We do this through:
TDS is driving diversity, inclusion and talent retention to ensure that the TDS community reflects the communities we serve through initiatives including:
TDS is working on the development and promotion of leadership on issues of diversity, inclusion, equity and systemic inequality within our firm and in our communities, including:
We encourage, support and promote a culture of diversity, inclusion and equal opportunity by identifying and breaking down any systemic barriers to ensure all team members are valued for their differences and have the support to flourish professionally and personally. This includes: